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Birk Hagg, Singleton Park Road, Kendal

Withdrawn from Market £675,000

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Tenure: Freehold

DIRECTIONS Leaving Kendal along Castle Street and Sedbergh Road proceed into Singleton Park Road passing the turning on your right into Parkside Road. Continue along this road before turning right after the wooded area and follow the access road into a small collection of barn conversions and Birk Hagg Farmhouse is situated on your left hand side. 

LOCATION A truly special rural location with countryside aspects and views across Kendal from this elevated setting. The convenience of Kendal town centre is a short drive away as to are commuting links from Oxenholme train station. The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales national parks are also close by. 

DESCRIPTION Birk Hagg is a spectacular grade II listed former farmhouse which has been dated back to 1666 by English Heritage and has been impressively and sympathetically developed throughout to retain ample original features including stone flagged floors, original doorways and spice cupboards as well as feature staircases and exposed beams to the walls and ceilings.

The property is approached via access driveway leading to off-road parking and a detached large garage for parking or storage whilst the plot itself includes substantial landscaped gardens and a variety of finishes ranging from stone paved patio seating and ornamental pond surrounded by planted beds to lawns and orchard areas as well as additional low maintenance garden spaces.

The external facade harks back to the original building with original window opening some of which retaining the traditional open framed wood windows whilst a recess doorway to the ground floor leads into an entrance hall with coat storage space and further access to the ground floor accommodation.

The ground floor benefits from spacious and free-flowing living areas which includes a stunning reception space comprising a sitting room and dining area with free-flowing access through an archway built into a traditional wall with wood features. The sitting room provides a feature recess fireplace with cast-iron wood burner sat on a raised stone flagged hearth and flanked by the original spice cupboard dated 1666 whilst an oak floor extends throughout and into the dining area.

The lounge has double glazed windows to either side and double doors opening out onto the patio seating area whilst the dining space provides a separate formal reception room with potential as a home office or snug featuring a recess display shelving area and access to a spacious storage cupboard. The sitting room also provides a separate doorway and stone steps leading down to the original bearing with feature stone surfaces and built-in finals as well as a solid stone floor and double glazed windows to the surrounding gardens.

The remaining section of the living space to the ground floor comprises a truly fabulous fitted kitchen providing a range of polished granite work surfaces and a central island extending to a breakfast bar.

There is an under mounted stainless steel one and a half sink and mixer tap with carved drainer along with feature stone flagged floors throughout which were relocated from the sitting room. The kitchen provides a well proportioned dining space and also features a range master oven and set in a recess area with stone lintel above and fitted extractor fan.

The room provides open access through into an additional utility area with further granite surfaces and storage along with space for an American Style fridge freezer and a washing machine as well as access into a ground floor cloakroom which continues the stone flagged flooring and granite theme throughout.

There are staircases from the sitting room and the kitchen leading up to the first floor with the main central staircase from the sitting room providing access to the first floor landing.

The first floor provides three double bedrooms spread across the property and providing contrasting outlooks onto the surrounding gardens and beyond to Kendal with the second bedroom boasting access to a high quality fitted en suite shower room with additional granite surfaces, WC and wash hand basin.

The second and fourth bedroom also features original exposed floorboards throughout with the fourth bedroom providing a dual aspect over the surrounding gardens and featuring an attractive fireplace recess and further wood detailing to the walls.

The third bedroom is accessed from the landing or via the stairs from the kitchen provides a truly special double bedroom with ample wood detailing throughout the walls and the pitched ceiling along with an original feature open wood window frame incorporated into the renovation.

The first floor is completed by a fantastic family bathroom comprising a modern five piece suite with bath, WC and his and hers vanity wash hand basins set on a split-level granite surface whilst a glazed door opens onto a walk-in shower with wall mounted mixer shower.

The master bedroom is situated to the second floor which is access from the main staircase and provides substantial double proportions and a breathtaking finish with feature wood detailing and exposed beam and A frame throughout the room along with a solid oak floor, fitted storage cupboards and a dual aspect across the gardens and towards open fields as well as distant views to Kendal. The en suite to the master bedroom also provides spacious accommodation and a high quality finish matching the remaining details to the property and includes a large walk-in shower cubicle along with a full depth granite work surface and wall mounted Mira with his and hers wash hand basins and a WC with concealed cistern.

Birk Hagg farmhouse truly is an impressive detached property lovingly developed and impressively presented to create an executive property or a fantastic family home. 




Sitting Room  

15'7 (4.77 m) X 18'0 (5.49 m) maximum measurements  

Dining Room  

11'3 (3.44 m) X 8'3 (2.54 m)  


15'1 (4.60 m) X 8'7 (2.16 m)  


17'8 (5.39 m) X 14'2 (4.33 m) maximum measurements  


4'11 (1.51 m) X 9´1 (2.78 m)  

Bedroom One  

15'6 (4.75 m) X 16'6 (5.05 m)  

En Suite  

9'9 (2.90 m) X 7'10 (2.41 m)  

Bedroom Two  

9'6 (2.19 m) X 11'10 (3.16 m)  

En Suite  

9'7 (2.94 m) X 4'9 (1.45 m)  

Bedroom Three  

10'8 (3.26 m) X 14'1 (4.31 m)  

Bedroom Four  

16'0 (4.88 m) X 8'8 (2.66 m)  


10'8 (3.27 m) X 10'0 (3.05 m) maximum measurements  

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